Total Population3,566
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens22.3%
Employed Population 16+1,559
Age of the Population40


% of people married64.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$76,542
% Above Poverty Level88.9%
% Below Poverty Level11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work10%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone25.7%
Median Gross Rent$492
Median House Value$139,600


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hesston Almanac

Nearest Large City31 miles N of Wichita, Kansas
Metro AreaWichita
Standard Zip Codes67062
Phone Area Codes620
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Hesston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationNEWTON 2 SW
Distance7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip31.5 inches
Distance21.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 39 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 92 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip32.1 inches
Distance25.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 37 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 91 F
Oct Temp42 to 69 F
Annual Precip33.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
North Newton1,782$75,417

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hesston Public Libraries

Hesston Public Library
110 E. SMITH
Hesston, Kansas
(620) 327-4666
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Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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